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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #636 most popular

What does the name "Jocelyn" mean?

Jocelyn (English): Little Goth

The name "Jocelyn" is of English origin and it means "Little Goth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

C is for confident, no doubts here!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nylecoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ylconje". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Jocelyn" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jocelyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98,072 babies born with the name Jocelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Jocelyns to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jocelyn" was in 2007 with a total of 5,289 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jocelyns)

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jocelyn" is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 751 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jocelyn popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jocelyn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jocelyn

Jocelyn Quivrin

Jocelyn was born in 1979 in Dijon, Cote-d'Or, France.


Joy Bisco

Joy Bisco is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Joy was born in 1975 as Jocelyn Bisco in San Diego, California, U.S.


Jocelyn Thibault

Jocelyn Thibault is an ice hockey player. Jocelyn was born in 1975 in Montreal, QC, CAN.


Jocelyn Angloma

Jocelyn Angloma is a football biography. Jocelyn was born in 1967 in Abymes, Guadeloupe.


Past life for Jocelyn born May 6, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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